On Sat, May 03, 2003 at 12:26:10AM +0900, ahoward wrote:
> On Fri, 2 May 2003, Brian Candler wrote:
> 
> > I profess to not fully understanding the different between $defout, $stdout
> > and STDOUT; but I believe that $defout is where puts and friends send their
> > output by default, so you can change this to a different Ruby stream without
> > touching the stdout which is connected to the process.
> 
> http://groups.google.com/groups?hl=en&lr=&ie=UTF-8&selm=Pine.LNX.4.53.0303242333140.13691%40eli.fsl.noaa.gov
> 
> and view the complete thread.

Oh yes, I remember that now. But I don't think it explains $stdout versus
STDOUT

Regards,

Brian.